Director Marianne Elliott has adopted a Gothic aesthetic for the National's first crack at All's Well That Ends Well. It provides style and substance in near perfect harmony.
Who would have thought A Dolls House would have caught the mood of the current times so completely.
Peter Flannery has turned this Oscar-winning film into a superb play- a Chekhovian thriller, if you will.
It's hard to imagine a swanker staging of the Beckett classic-or a more stellar cast. It adds up to an exceptionally entertaining production.
Director Rupert Goold has a serious go at this revival of Priestley's Time and the Conways. Let's just say, he's better than the play.
The promise of the future extrapolated from the present gets a working over in this  excellent  revival  of  J.B. Priestley's Time and the Conways
This production of Madame de Sade, is quite frankly, all talk and no action. Even a cast including Judi Dench, Frances Barber and Rosamund Pike can't save it.
This is an As You Like It which reflects the modern view that it's  a companion piece to the later King Lear.
If you can believe it, Polly Stenham's sophomore play Tusk Tusk betters her initial well-received offering That Face.
Calendar Girls seems as long as a calendar year. It is far less satisfying than the movie version.